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Las Vegas picks up the tab on some serious parties

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority spends taxpayer dollars on concerts, sporting events, lavish dinners and some of the biggest bar bills you’ll ever see.

Convention authority chairman gets most perks

Authority Chairman Lawrence Weekly accepted more travel and what he reported as gifts from the agency than any other board member.

SpeedVegas exec denies allegations in civil lawsuit

The top executive of the SpeedVegas track south of Las Vegas has denied allegations made in a civil lawsuit filed Monday that calls for the attraction to be closed until safety improvements are made.

Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas plans $6.5M upgrade

The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, plans to spend $6.5 million over the next year to add new, interactive exhibitions and a better dining experience as it seeks to draw in more tourists.

LVCVA to turn over Cashman Center to city of Las Vegas early

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will turn Cashman Center over to the city of Las Vegas earlier than anticipated to focus its efforts and resources on the convention center expansion.

Veterans on the hunt for jobs at Las Vegas construction expo

Las Vegas resident and former U.S. Marine Mark Kernan is touring CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the construction industry’s largest global gathering, with four other local military veterans with one goal in mind — to find stable work.

 
Multiple factors contributed to fatal SpeedVegas crash, experts say

The crash that killed two men at the SpeedVegas racetrack south of Las Vegas was inevitable and could happen again, say industry experts who have reviewed the track and the operation.

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